Caroline Sage - Director
Places I've visited: Fiji, Phillipines, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Camping Safari Trek from Capetown to Harare in Africa, UK, France, Switzerland, Germany, Netherlands, Russia, Scandinavia, Poland, Canada, America, Hawaii, New Zealand, Egypt, Hong Kong, Australia, Italy, Greece, Oman, United Arab Emirates and India.
Cruise Ship experience: Royal Caribbean for 7 nights from Dubai to Dubai and Visited Oman and the UAE. Enjoyed the Entertainment each night and activities on the cruise ship.
Favourite travel destination and why: India. Seeing the Taj Mahal and Agra Fort was certainly my highlight. But the food, colours, amazing landmarks and the people where just amazing to see and experience. India certainly has a lot to offer.
Most memorable travel experience: Tandem sky diving over Victoria Falls.
Travel tips: Take out the appropriate travel insurance - you just never know what can happen when travelling!
When I go on a holiday, the first thing I pack is: Passport.
The best thing about my job is: Creating memorable holidays for my clients and also getting to travel and experience many different destinations.
My dream holiday: Taking my family on an European adventure.
Greg Tucker - Owner/Manager
Places I’ve visited: Most of Australia, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark, UK, France, Germany, Poland, Czech Republic, Italy, Croatia, Greece, Spain, Egypt, Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Namibia, India, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam, China, Japan, Bali, Tibet, Hong Kong, Cambodia, Laos, Fiji, Cook Islands, New Zealand, PNG Kokoda Track, USA, Canada, Alaska, Chile, Argentina, Bolivia, Peru and Antarctica.
Cruise Ship experience: Scenic Europe River cruise, UnCruise Alaska, Princess Cruise Pacific, Bare Boat Charter Whitsundays, Croatia small ship cruise, Barge Cruise France and Stella Australia in Patagonia.
Favourite travel destination and why: Egypt, Italy, Antarctica, Scandinavia Alaska and small ship adventure cruising. Egypt for history, Italy for history, scenery, food and wine, Antarctica and Alaska for nature, Scandinavia for spectacular natural beauty and small ship cruising for adventure with comfort.
Most memorable travel experience: Antarctica, Mountain gorillas in Rwanda, Canal Barge in Burgundy France.
Travel tips: Travel light and organise as much as possible before departure so the trip is as relaxing as possible.
When I go on a holiday, the first thing I pack is: Passport, money, seven pairs of undies and socks.
The best thing about my job is: Working with dynamic staff and seeing the thrill of friends whilst showing them my favourite destinations.
My dream holiday: Travelling anywhere with friends.
Georgia Best - Travel Consultant
Places I’ve visited: USA (California, Nevada, New York), New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Fiji, Darwin, Whitsunday Islands, Tropical North Queensland, Gold Coast, Melbourne, Brisbane, Bali, Thailand, China, India, New Zealand, South Africa and France (French Rivera and Paris).
Cruise Ship experience: Cruised on - P&O (Pacific Eden, Pacific Explorer), Carnival (Carnival Spirit, Carnival Legend), Princess (Golden Princess, Sea Princess) and Star Clippers (Royal Clipper).
Inspected in port - Royal Caribbean (Ovation of the Seas), Cunard (Queen Mary 2), Holland America Line (MS Volendam) and Princess (Sun Princess, Majestic Princess).
Favourite travel destination and why: South Africa – Cape Town and Kruger National Park. Enjoying some of the best wines in the world in Stellenbosch and then ticking off the 'Big 5' on safari.
Most memorable travel experience: Arriving into our accommodation in Kruger, checking in and being unable to go to our rooms because there was a leopard in the property! Either that or arriving back after safari and having a hippo in the garden waiting for us!
Travel tips: Pack for every season, just because google says it should be 15 degrees and overcast does not mean you won’t get a stray 30 degree day! When I go on a holiday, the first thing I pack is a comfy jumper and pair of jeans.
The best thing about my job is: Getting creative with itineraries and finding those hidden gems!
My dream holiday: Anywhere new and interesting, I won’t say no to anywhere!
Specialist training: Princess Commodore Agent, Holland America Line Academy, Smartpoint Professional, Eurostar Ambassador Program, Visit Berlin Silver Agent, Covermore Travel Insurance, P&O Academy Commodore Agent, Oman Tourism Agent, NZ Specialist Agent, Insider Journeys Silver Agent, Ireland Specialist Silver Agent, Canada Specialist Agent, Cruise 360 Training Day 2018 and Contiki U Program.
Robert Cameron - Travel Consultant
Favourite travel destination and why: Anywhere new and exciting. There's always a new experience to be had!
Cruise Ship experience: Rivers of Europe, Cambodia, Nile in Egypt, Rhapsody of the Seas, Pacific Jewel, Carnival Spirit, Explorer of the Seas, Queen Mary and Northern Star.
Most memorable travel experience: Many - but seeing the Great Wall of China, floating on the Dead Sea, seeing the pyramids and Sphinx in Egypt, Iguazu Falls and the magic of Machu Picchu in South American, bungy jumping in Queenstown New Zealand, kayaking on the Nam Song River in Laos, ballooning over the Valley of the Kings, the lost city of Petra, snorkelling in the pristine waters of the Cook Islands ,Fiji and Vanuatu and Coron in the Philippines, riding on the Rovos Rail in South Africa and safaris in Kenya, sampling the fine food and wine of Kangaroo Island and the Barossa Valley, walking up the rim of the awe-inspiring Kings Canyon and the spirit of the Outback Rail journey.
Travel tips: Take lots of money, buy wisely, travel light and take a camera.
When I go on a holiday, the first thing I pack is: Passport, camera and charger leads/adaptors.
The best thing about my job is: Hearing about people’s travel experiences and sending them on their next one!
My dream holiday: Somewhere warm, relaxing, new with a bit of adventure!
Shelly Dymond - Senior Travel Consultant
Places I've visited: Argentina, Australia, Canada, Croatia, Dubai, Egypt, Europe, Fiji, Greece, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Jordan, Malaysia, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Peru, Serbia, Singapore, Tahiti, USA (west and eastern Coast, Alaska and Hawaii) and Vanuatu.
Cruise Ship experience: UnCruise.
Favourite travel destination and why: South America and Europe. The different cultures and more countries still to visit.
Most memorable travel experience: Machu Picchu and the Spanish Riding School in Vienna.
Travel tips: Pack light and layers, broken in walking shoes and a back-pack with camera equipment.
When I go on a holiday, the first thing I pack is: Passport, camera, iPod and my Swiss army knife.
The best thing about my job is: The many people I meet. I keep learning about the world and no two trips are the same.
My dream holiday: Campervan in USA and Canada or taking a train from Bangkok to St Petersburg.
Specialist training: Rail, Canada & Vancouver, American Cruise Lines, UnCruise Adventurist, South American Airlines, Singapore and Princess Cruises.
Samantha Ford - Travel Consultant
Places I’ve visited: Gold and Sunshine Coasts, Townsville and Magnetic Island, Hamilton Island and Whitehaven Beach, Cairns, Perth, Busselton and Margaret River region, Hobart and South West Tassie, Fiji, Vanuatu, Noumea, Isle of Pines and Thailand.
Cruise Ship experience: P&O Pacific Jewel around New Caledonia.
Favourite travel destination and why: All of them! It's like trying to choose your favourite child. The Pacific Islands and Thailand have the picture perfect ocean, good weather, amazing people and food. Australia is just so pretty and anywhere you go is lovable, even if everything is trying to kill you!
Most memorable travel experience: In Fiji making friends with a local at a restaurant who ended up treating us to a bonfire on the beach, inclusive of authentic island liquor.
Travel tips: If going somewhere tropical, you really won't need to pack those eight sets of clothes. You won't end up wearing that cute whatever it is, or needing a couple of extra “just in caseys!” Swimmers and sunscreen.
If going to Tasmania, pack everything you own. Don't look at the weather forecast - every day is every temperature, at the same time!
When I go on a holiday, the first thing I pack is: The cute stuff I plan to wear, but don't.
The best thing about my job is: Helping clients with the holiday of dreams! Constant learning, so much stuff to see and so many ways to see it!
My dream holiday: Probably shoot over to Hawaii, pop across to Vegas, head down to Mexico and Cuba. Quick little swim with the piggies in the Bahamas. Cruisy flight over to Europe, chill in Greece. Head on down to UAE and maybe stop by Sri Lanka on the way back home. All business class of course!